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  • Wisdom, management and organization (2014)

    Excerpt: From knowledge to wisdom Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? (Eliot (2001), The Four Quartets) Wisdom has enjoyed an inverted history; while it seemed to have been pre-eminent in ancient thought, it has, as civilization has ‘progressed...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Exploring the practical wisdom of mētis for management learning (2014)

    Abstract: This article investigates the nature of practical wisdom in organizational life through the notion of mētis, which we interpret as situated resourcefulness. Drawing on Greek mythology, we explore the nature of mētis and discuss its mythological characteristics in relation to a contemporary...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Performing phronesis: On the way to engaged judgment (2014)

    Abstract: Practical wisdom and judgment, rather than seen as ‘things’ hidden inside the mind, are best talked of, we suggest, as emerging developmentally within an unceasing flow of activities, in which practitioners are inextricably immersed. Following a performative line of thinking, we argue that...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Religious Involvement, Practical Wisdom, and Self-Rated Health (2014)

    Abstract: Objectives: The purpose of this study is to see if the social life in religious institutions is associated with practical wisdom and if practical wisdom is, in turn, associated with better health. Method: Interviews were conducted with a nationwide sample of people aged 50 and older (N = 1...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Strengthening practical wisdom : Mental health workers’ learning and development (2014)

    Abstract: Background : Practical wisdom, understood as knowing how to be or act in any present situation with clients, is believed to be an essential part of the knowledge needed to be a professional mental health worker. Exploring processes of adapting, extending knowledge and refining tacit knowledge...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Positive psychology on character strengths and virtues. A disquieting suggestion (2014)

    By Konrad Banicki. The Values in Action (VIA) classification of character strengths and virtues has been recently proposed by two leading positive psychologists, Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman as “the social science equivalent of virtue ethics.” The very possibility of developing this kind...
    (My publication) Posted by: konradbanicki
  • How Universities Can Help Create a Wiser World: The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution (2013)

    Scientific knowledge and technological know-how have unquestionably brought great benefits to humanity. But they have also made possible – even caused – our current global crises, above all the impending crisis of global warming. In this book, I argue that we need urgently to bring about a revolution...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Embodied Inter-practices of Leadership – Phenomenological Perspectives on Relational and Responsive Leading and Following (2013)

    Abstract: This paper offers phenomenological perspectives on leadership as an embodied material and relational practice. Based on Merleau-Ponty’s understanding of embodiment and practice, leadership is interpreted as an emergent process of the inter-practice of leading and following. For showing the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • What Philosophy Ought to Be (2013)

    The proper task of philosophy is to keep alive awareness of what our most fundamental, important, urgent problems are, what our best attempts are at solving them and, if possible, what needs to be done to improve these attempts. Unfortunately, academic philosophy fails disastrously even to conceive of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Wisdom as an Expert Skill (2013)

    Abstract: Practical wisdom is the intellectual virtue that enables a person to make reliably good decisions about how, all-things-considered, to live. As such, it is a lofty and important ideal to strive for. It is precisely this loftiness and importance that gives rise to important questions about wisdom...
    (My publication) Posted by: jdswar
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